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Police swoop on Ipswich street in connection with Joe Pooley murder investigation

PUBLISHED: 14:58 03 October 2018 | UPDATED: 22:57 03 October 2018

Police have been searching a property near Foxhall Road in connection with the murder of Joe Pooley, whose body was found in the River Gipping in August. Picture: NEIL PERRY

Police have been searching a property near Foxhall Road in connection with the murder of Joe Pooley, whose body was found in the River Gipping in August. Picture: NEIL PERRY

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Up to six police cars were spotted near a block of flats in Ipswich this afternoon – as part of an investigation into the death of 22-year-old Joe Pooley.

Three poeple have been released, they were all arrested in connection with the murder of Joe Pooley, from Ipswich Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARYThree poeple have been released, they were all arrested in connection with the murder of Joe Pooley, from Ipswich Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

Officers were carrying out a search at a property in Foxhall Road in connection with the ongoing murder probe launched by detectives last night.

Forensic vans were also seen in the area.

Police launched a murder investigation into the incident last night, more than a month after Mr Pooley was found dead in the River Gipping.

Officers are currently questioning three people in connection with his death, and enquiries into what happened are continuing.

A policeman guarding the scene in August Picture: RACHEL EDGEA policeman guarding the scene in August Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Last night a man and a woman, both 28 and from Ipswich, were arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident.

This morning, a 36-year-old woman from Ipswich was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

All three are currently in custody at the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre.

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